The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 392 347 372
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +25
Contract jobs citing STL 49 86 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.17% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 69 31
Median daily rate £600 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+21.28% -14.63%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6954 7331 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.28% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5320 5321 5216
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 50 33
Median hourly rate £41.25 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 5 £650 +4.00% 4
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for STL.

1 101 (100.00%) C++
2 62 (61.39%) SQL
3 61 (60.40%) Linux
4 60 (59.41%) OO
5 59 (58.42%) Oracle
6 58 (57.43%) Unix
7 52 (51.49%) Python
8 50 (49.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 40 (39.60%) Multithreading
10 39 (38.61%) OLTP
11 36 (35.64%) Release Management
11 36 (35.64%) Perl
12 33 (32.67%) Software Engineering
13 29 (28.71%) SDLC
14 26 (25.74%) Windows
15 23 (22.77%) Finance
15 23 (22.77%) Database Tuning
15 23 (22.77%) Oracle Database
16 22 (21.78%) MySQL
17 21 (20.79%) Front Office
18 19 (18.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 18 (17.82%) Low Latency
20 16 (15.84%) OOD
21 15 (14.85%) Electronic Trading
22 14 (13.86%) Django
22 14 (13.86%) WebSphere
22 14 (13.86%) Twisted
22 14 (13.86%) ZeroMQ
22 14 (13.86%) ObjectStore
22 14 (13.86%) WebSphere MQ

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (13.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.61%) OLTP
2 23 (22.77%) Oracle Database
3 22 (21.78%) MySQL
4 14 (13.86%) ObjectStore
5 10 (9.90%) RDBMS
5 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 21 (20.79%) Front Office
3 4 (3.96%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (98.02%) Developer
2 92 (91.09%) C++ Developer
3 38 (37.62%) Linux Developer
3 38 (37.62%) Unix Developer
4 37 (36.63%) Oracle Developer
5 22 (21.78%) MySQL Developer
6 16 (15.84%) Python Developer
7 13 (12.87%) C++/Java Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Java Developer
8 12 (11.88%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
8 12 (11.88%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 10 (9.90%) Front Office Developer
9 10 (9.90%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 9 (8.91%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Quantitative Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Perl Developer
13 1 (0.99%) Integration Consultant
13 1 (0.99%) Pricing Consultant
13 1 (0.99%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (13.86%) Django
2 14 (13.86%) Twisted
2 14 (13.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (13.86%) ZeroMQ
3 10 (9.90%) .NET
3 10 (9.90%) XML
4 9 (8.91%) MFC
5 8 (7.92%) ATL
6 5 (4.95%) CSS
6 5 (4.95%) EJB
6 5 (4.95%) HTML
6 5 (4.95%) J2EE
6 5 (4.95%) JSP
6 5 (4.95%) Middleware
6 5 (4.95%) Swing
6 5 (4.95%) Web Services
6 5 (4.95%) XML Schema
6 5 (4.95%) XSLT
7 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (12.87%) Fixed Income
3 12 (11.88%) Derivative
4 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.92%) Algorithms
5 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.92%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.95%) Equities
6 5 (4.95%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.97%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 61 (60.40%) Linux
2 58 (57.43%) Unix
3 26 (25.74%) Windows
4 2 (1.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (59.41%) OO
2 40 (39.60%) Multithreading
3 36 (35.64%) Release Management
4 33 (32.67%) Software Engineering
5 29 (28.71%) SDLC
6 23 (22.77%) Database Tuning
7 18 (17.82%) Low Latency
8 16 (15.84%) OOD
9 15 (14.85%) Electronic Trading
10 10 (9.90%) High Availability
10 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
11 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.91%) OOP
12 8 (7.92%) ETRM
13 7 (6.93%) Algorithmic Trading
13 7 (6.93%) Regression Testing
13 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.93%) Validation
14 6 (5.94%) TDD
15 5 (4.95%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) C++
2 62 (61.39%) SQL
3 52 (51.49%) Python
4 36 (35.64%) Perl
5 14 (13.86%) Java
6 11 (10.89%) C#
7 10 (9.90%) Shell Script
7 10 (9.90%) VC++
8 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.98%) VBA
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.99%) Degree
Vendors
1 59 (58.42%) Oracle
2 9 (8.91%) OpenLink
3 5 (4.95%) Solace
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.99%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.99%) Sophis
West London
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